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News: Armikrog Officially Coming To Wii U

Armikrog Officially Coming To Wii U

Kickstarter campaign hits Wii U stretch goal just in time

Pencil Test Studios has been running a Kickstarter campaign over the past month for its point-and-click adventure Armikrog, and the project has officially reached its set target of $900,000. What's more, the campaign even managed to reach its Wii U stretch goal with just a couple of hours to...

News: You Can Now Pre-Order a Copy of Soul Saga on Wii U For Only $15

You Can Now Pre-Order a Copy of Soul Saga on Wii U For Only $15

Update: Wii U stretch goal reduced to $80,000

Since we posted this exciting news, Disastercake has been in touch with us to let us know it has reduced the Wii U stretch goal to $80,000. Here's what Mike Gale has just told us: I wanted to let you know that I reduced the stretch goal for the Wii U down to $80,000. I really want to see Soul Saga on...

News: New Collection of Video Game Books Gets The Go-Ahead After Smashing Kickstarter Goal

New Collection of Video Game Books Gets The Go-Ahead After Smashing Kickstarter Goal

Earthbound and Super Mario Bros. 2 both feature

A new set of books based on video games is set to be published after the team behind it smashed through their goal on a recent Kickstarter campaign. The series - known as Boss Fight Books - will feature five books based on historic and groundbreaking video games - two of which are on a Nintendo...

News: Kickstarter Campaign Opens For A Hat In Time

Kickstarter Campaign Opens For A Hat In Time

Wii U version possible, although it's not promised

Back in February, we reported that 3D platformer A Hat In Time could make its way to Wii U, after developer Jonas Kærlev explained how he was in touch with a publisher that had taken an interest in bringing it to the system. A Kickstarter campaign has just launched for the beautiful cel-shaded...

News: The Hand Of Panda Is Looking To Slap The 3DS eShop Soon

The Hand Of Panda Is Looking To Slap The 3DS eShop Soon

Kickstarter campaign for martial arts-inspired title opens

“If you're a fan of the bonus rounds found in most fighting games, wouldn't it be awesome if there was a game based solely on that?” That’s the concept behind The Hand of Panda, which is being developed as an eShop title for 3DS. The developers behind the game are Isaias Martinez and...

News: Western Journalist Looking To Chart The Untold History Of Japanese Game Devs

Western Journalist Looking To Chart The Untold History Of Japanese Game Devs

Unprecedented project looking to Kickstarter for funding

Although many will argue that Japan's status in the games development world has lessened over the past few hardware generations, there once was a time when all the world's best software seemed to flow from that modestly-proportioned selection of islands. Back in the days of the 8 and 16-bit...

News: A.N.N.E Developer Confirms Wii U Version, Regardless of Kickstarter Stretch Goal

A.N.N.E Developer Confirms Wii U Version, Regardless of Kickstarter Stretch Goal

Failure to hit target will merely delay eventual release

In recent times we've seen plenty of Kickstarter projects offer up stretch goals for Wii U or 3DS releases, and a number of them have hit those targets. A.N.N.E, on the other hand, doesn't look likely to hit its amended Wii U target of $140,000, as it's resting on just under $90,000 — at...

News: Nintendo Launches Kickstarter Parody "Crowdfarter" To Promote Game & Wario

Nintendo Launches Kickstarter Parody "Crowdfarter" To Promote Game & Wario

New Wii U title gets humorous promotional site

We've seen a lot of Kickstarter-related news posts recently, and Nintendo has jumped on the craze by producing a parody site to market the forthcoming Game & Wario. Dubbed Crowdfarter, the site encourages people to spread the word about the Wii U title on Facebook and Twitter. Doing so earns coins,...

Developer Interview: Yacht Club Games - Kickstarter Can Show The Demand for Indie Titles

Yacht Club Games - Kickstarter Can Show The Demand for Indie Titles

Sean Velasco shares his thoughts on the crowdfunding platform

Over the weekend you may have seen a feature that we posted considering the increasing relevance of Kickstarter. The crowdfunding website has exploded in popularity in the past year, with many projects subsequently emerging that'll make their way to Wii U and/or 3DS. We spoke to two...

News: A.N.N.E Reaches Kickstarter Target, Ten Days Left To Hit Wii U Stretch Goal

A.N.N.E Reaches Kickstarter Target, Ten Days Left To Hit Wii U Stretch Goal

$150,000 is a big ask

Late last month we reported that a new Kickstarter campaign had emerged for "Metroidvania-style platformer" A.N.N.E, a 16-bit art style game with plenty of 2D exploration. Developer Gamesbymo has now successfully reached its target goal of $70,000 for the project this weekend. To secure a release for the Wii U, it must reach...

News: C-Wars Smashes Kickstarter Stretch Goals to Confirm Wii U and 3DS Releases

C-Wars Smashes Kickstarter Stretch Goals to Confirm Wii U and 3DS Releases

All stretch goals hit, including "Cyber-Lover Mode"

Earlier this week we reported that the developers of C-Wars had been approved as 3DS developers, while its Kickstarter fundraiser was close to its 3DS stretch goal. The good news is that the game isn't only coming to 3DS, it's coming to Wii U as well. The real-time-strategy title, that